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President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address - Feb.12, 2013 (credit: Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Fact Check Wednesday: The State Of The Union

“We did a lot of fact checking, but actually we wound up writing about very little,”’s Eugene Kieley told WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot.


New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton (file)

NJ Legislature To Send Christie Minimum Wage Bill Today

The New Jersey Legislature is expected to send Gov. Chris Christie a bill increasing the minimum wage after the Assembly takes a final technical vote on Monday.


New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Along Party Lines, New Jersey State Senate Votes To Increase Minimum Wage

The measure passed 23-16 without a single Republican vote in the affirmative.


Senate President Steve Sweeney (Credit:

N.J. Democrat To Introduce Measure That Would Put Minimum Wage Increase Before Voters

Increasing the minimum wage was identified as a Democratic legislative priority for the year, and the different approach being taken by the Senate leader could bubble over into a feud between the legislative leaders.


A Social Security Card - Graphic: AP

Local Seniors Prepare For No Social Security Bump

The federal government has all but ruled out a cost of living adjustment for the coming year. It’s the second year in a row benefits have remained frozen at their current level.